Stories by David Rosen

David Rosen writes the blog, Media Current, for Filmmaker and regularly contributes to CounterPunch and the Brooklyn Rail; he can be reached at [email protected] subscribe to David Rosen's feed

Posted on: Oct 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Labeling employees contractors is the new name of the game.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2013, Source: CounterPunch

Together, the public-state and private-corporate security system is gaining ever-greater control over the lives of ordinary Americans.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The history -- and current form -- of the sex toy industry tells us a lot about men, women, and a healthy sexuality.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Americans are paying an ever-increasing price, both in dollars and the loss of personal privacy, to maintain the spy state.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The telecom industry is squeezing more money out of customers without delivering any new or improved service.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A series of ongoing battles delineate the boundary of what, in the digital age, is personal, private life and information.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

America’s communications system is in crisis, hijacked by a handful of giant companies coddled by the agencies that are supposed to regulate them.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

4G wireless is supposed to be cutting-edge, super-fast technology better than most home broadband. But mobile companies mostly aren't delivering on the promise.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Telecom companies are rigging the game to make bigger profits on mostly-unregulated wireless, even as giant mergers eliminate most competition.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The telecom wars are heating up and the American Internet user is the proverbial pig on the spit.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The cable companies are diverting money that is intended to improve infrastructure, creating a perpetual cash machine for greedy execs.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2010, Source: CounterPunch

Much of the Tea Party agenda is driven by white Christian America's deep-seated fears of sex, race and interracial "pollution."